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Hotels in Downtown George Town

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Top 10 Hotels in Downtown George Town

Eastern And Oriental Hotel
5 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is SG$180 per night from 5 Dec to 6 Dec
Excludes taxes & fees
4.6/5Exceptional! (1,177 reviews)

"Comfortable, clean and conveniently located. Would definitely come back to stay"…"

Reviewed on 22 Sep,2020

Eastern And Oriental Hotel
JEN Penang Georgetown by Shangri-La
4 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is SG$72 per night from 29 Nov to 30 Nov
Excludes taxes & fees
4.4/5Wonderful! (1,366 reviews)

"Very nice hotel, staff are pleasant & provided birthday cake for me."…"

Reviewed on 17 Oct,2020

JEN Penang Georgetown by Shangri-La
G Hotel Gurney
5 out of 5
The price is SG$146 per night from 22 Dec to 23 Dec
Excludes taxes & fees
4.4/5Excellent! (998 reviews)

"Excellent location, staff ready to please from reception right to room service. Only thing is that rooms maintenance could be better. Room 1711 shower handle was loose and requires maintenance."…"

Reviewed on 10 Aug,2020

G Hotel Gurney
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Bayview Hotel Georgetown Penang
4 out of 5
Free cancellation
The price is SG$39 per night from 6 Dec to 7 Dec
Excludes taxes & fees
3.9/5Good! (990 reviews)

"Nice staying there and will repeat again.thank you"…"

Reviewed on 31 Aug,2020

Bayview Hotel Georgetown Penang
The Prestige Hotel Penang
4.5 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is SG$95 per night from 29 Nov to 30 Nov
Excludes taxes & fees
4.6/5Exceptional! (237 reviews)

"My boyfriend and I stayed at The Prestige for 4 nights 5 days. The check in went fast and smooth and the staff were super friendly. We had a free welcome drink voucher. The room was spotless and the decor looked exactly like the pictures on the wensite. We immediately felt like we were staying in ..."…"

Reviewed on 23 Sep,2020

The Prestige Hotel Penang
The Wembley A St Giles Hotel Penang
4 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is SG$68 per night from 1 Dec to 2 Dec
Excludes taxes & fees
4.2/5Excellent! (564 reviews)

"The staff was extremely helpful and polite. The beds were comfortable and the shower strong and forceful. The breakfast bar had a huge variety and everything was tasty. Good location- no problem with tours picking us up."…"

Reviewed on 26 Feb,2020

The Wembley A St Giles Hotel Penang
Royale Chulan Penang
4 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is SG$37 per night from 27 Dec to 28 Dec
Excludes taxes & fees
4.3/5Excellent! (993 reviews)

"Hotel staff and room Everything was good But the food is poor"…"

Reviewed on 18 Sep,2020

Royale Chulan Penang
OZO George Town Penang
4 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is SG$50 per night from 1 Dec to 2 Dec
Excludes taxes & fees
4.5/5Wonderful! (6 reviews)

"The property has an advanced self park facility for the car with limited car park slots. The room is spacious with great view of Penang. All the rooms amenities are sufficient and my stay was comfortable. Unfortunately due to Covid 19, the pool is closed and I did not dine their restaurant for the ..."…"

Reviewed on 21 Nov,2020

OZO George Town Penang
Silver Shine Guesthouse
2 out of 5
Free cancellation
The price is SG$21 per night from 6 Dec to 7 Dec
Excludes taxes & fees
1/5 (1 review)

"I didn't stay at the property because it closed early"…"

Reviewed on 26 Aug,2020

Silver Shine Guesthouse
Vouk Hotel Suites
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4.1/5Very Good! (372 reviews)

"Simple Design. clean room and nice ambiance. Satisfactory."…"

Reviewed on 26 Jul,2020

Vouk Hotel Suites
Garden Inn
3 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is SG$32 per night from 29 Nov to 30 Nov
Excludes taxes & fees
3.4/5 (194 reviews)
will come back again

"the room is ecxellent. same as in picture. big room. have flusk for hot water. they provide coway water dispenser at the hallway. easy for customer. my room a little bit near road so can hear noise from the road until late night. but the most i dont like about my stay is around 12.30am some chinese ..."…"

Reviewed on 29 Nov,2019

Garden Inn
Havara Place
3 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is SG$45 per night from 4 Dec to 5 Dec
Excludes taxes & fees
3/5 (1 review)

"Träffade aldrig någon personal När vi skulle checka in kom en person från andra sidan gatan gav oss en telefon Där fick jag prata med en gentleman Han informerade om att vilken portkoden var Thats it. Lokalerna ( hotellet 4 rum ) Vi var de enda gästerna Hade nog sett bättre dagar . Men det var rent ..."…"

Reviewed on 21 Feb,2020

Havara Place
Sunway Hotel Georgetown Penang
3.5 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is SG$47 per night from 29 Nov to 30 Nov
Excludes taxes & fees
4.2/5Excellent! (997 reviews)

"Was a pleasant stay overall, but it was a little bit inconvenient when there’s no electrical outlet next to the bed, as many of us have the habit of checking phone or playing mobile games before sleeping."…"

Reviewed on 15 Sep,2020

Sunway Hotel Georgetown Penang
Areca Hotel Penang
3 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is SG$38 per night from 12 Dec to 13 Dec
Excludes taxes & fees
4.7/5Exceptional! (126 reviews)
Love the Style

"Amazing style to the hotel and the rooms. Great Location and super friendly staff. Will book again for sure!"…"

Reviewed on 13 Mar,2020

Areca Hotel Penang
Courtyard by Marriott Penang
3.5 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is SG$98 per night from 29 Nov to 30 Nov
Excludes taxes & fees
Courtyard by Marriott Penang
Cititel Penang
4 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is SG$52 per night from 30 Nov to 1 Dec
Excludes taxes & fees
4.1/5Very Good! (363 reviews)

"Lobby area is beautiful and breakfast was great. The rooms however needs to be updated. This property also has smoking floors and the second hand smoke is all over the place."…"

Reviewed on 19 Mar,2020

Cititel Penang
Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion
4 out of 5
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is SG$91 per night from 30 Nov to 1 Dec
Excludes taxes & fees
4.7/5Exceptional! (296 reviews)

"The water supply got problems at night for the nights we stayed."…"

Reviewed on 14 Aug,2020

Cheong Fatt Tze - The Blue Mansion
Travelodge Georgetown
The price is SG$41 per night from 9 Dec to 10 Dec
Excludes taxes & fees
3.9/5Very Good! (759 reviews)

"Strategic location"…"

Reviewed on 19 Mar,2020

Travelodge Georgetown
WOW Hotel Penang
3 out of 5
406, Jalan Penang, George Town, Pulau Pinang
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is SG$29 per night from 29 Nov to 30 Nov
Excludes taxes & fees
4.3/5Excellent! (40 reviews)

"Hotel is still new. There is no designated place for grabcar to pick up and drop off as lobby is at first floor, it is hard to hop onto/off a car along the roadside when there is traffic coming."…"

Reviewed on 13 Mar,2020

WOW Hotel Penang
Kimberley Hotel Georgetown
The price is SG$17 per night from 29 Nov to 30 Nov
Excludes taxes & fees
3.8/5Good! (632 reviews)

"Convenient location near to amenities."…"

Reviewed on 12 Mar,2020

Kimberley Hotel Georgetown
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About Georgetown, Penang

The capital city of the island of Penang is a UNESCO World Heritage site thanks to its well-preserved colonial buildings and other historical sights. It is one of the most interesting cities in Malaysia, with a unique mixture of cultures, various religious sites and modern architecture. Georgetown is a relaxed city that attracts visitors from all over the world.

Must-See Attractions in Georgetown, Penang

There is quite a lot to see in Georgetown and you can easily spend a few days wandering around and taking it all in.

For the historical side of Georgetown visit: Cheong FattTze Mansion, Fort Cornwallis, Pinang Peranakan Mansion and Queen Victoria Clock Tower. Visitors should also stroll along the streets of Little India and walk along Armenian Street to see numerous colonial shop houses For those wanting to explore the religious side of Georgetown, visit: the Thai-style Wat Chaiyamangalaram, the Hindu Sri Mariamman Temple, Dhammikarama Burmese Buddhist Temple, Kapitan Keling Mosque, Saint George's Church and the Chinese Goddess of Mercy Temple.

Travellers who are into adventure or the outdoors can stroll along the shorelines of the city andhave a look at the boats at the Clan Jetties, walk up Penang Hill to enjoy great views of the city and beyond or spend a day at the Escape Adventure play theme park.

Good Areas for Food in Georgetown

Georgetown is a haven for food lovers as there is a mixture of cuisines to match the mixture of cultures in the city. Everything from cheap street stall food to up-market restaurants can be found here, in addition to Chinese coffeehouses. Visitors enjoy the experience of eating Indian food from a banana leaf in Little India, enjoying Chinese street food from a vendor along Kimberly Street, dining on Malay and Peranakan food at the New Lane Hawker Centre or go for a meal in a chic restaurant housed in a converted colonial shop house. 

Nightlife in Georgetown is just as eclectic, with everything from hole-in-the-wall bars to trendy nightclubs. Upper Penang Road is the liveliest part of Georgetown, especially for the younger crowd.

Shopping in Georgetown

There are a number of street markets in Georgetown, like the early morning Lorong Kulit Flea Market and the Little Penang Street Market that takes place on the last Sunday of every month. Chinatown is great for traditional herbs, natural products and wholesale clothing, and Little India for saris, Indian handicrafts, spices and trinkets. Those who prefer to shop indoors for known label brands should go to Prangin Mall and 1st Avenue Shopping Mall, or take a bus or taxi to nearby Gurney Plaza.

Frequently asked questions

What's it like in Downtown George Town?
Downtown George Town is an historic neighbourhood known for its array of dining options and major shopping area. Experience the best of Downtown George Town with a visit to KOMTAR, Gurney Drive and Penang Times Square.
Where is the best place to stay in Downtown George Town?
Based on Expedia customer reviews, Coffee Atelier is the highest ranked property in Downtown George Town. This 3-star hotel offers free breakfast and free WiFi. It is located a short 8-minute walk from Penang City Hall. Other top choices in the neighbourhood include Savv Hotel and Jawi Peranakan Mansion.
How many hotels are there in Downtown George Town?
If you’re searching for places to stay in George Town, Expedia has something to meet your needs with 383 Downtown George Town hotels and other accommodation options to choose from.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Downtown George Town, will I receive a refund?
Yes! Most hotel room reservations are refundable provided that you cancel prior to the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of your scheduled arrival. If your reservation is non-refundable, you might be able to still cancel and be given a refund within a 24-hour period of booking. Enter your dates, click on “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to get the best options available in Downtown George Town.
What is there to do around this George Town neighbourhood?
Attractions such as Hin Bus Depot Art Centre, Penang Islamic Museum and Penang State Museum highlight George Town’s cultural scene. KOMTAR and Gurney Drive are also a couple of places to visit in the neighbourhood. Favourite places to visit in the surrounding area include Penang Times Square, Penang City Hall and Gurney Plaza. When you’re sightseeing in George Town, Arulmigu Balathandayuthapani Temple and Nagore Square are also worth a stop.

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